Mirror's USS Callister Episode

Just when you think Black Mirror has done everything it can to send up the iconic genres and science fiction properties of the past, they pull out the U.S.S. Callister. "Crocodile" has been directed by John Hillcoat (Triple Nine, Lawless), and stars Andrea Riseborough (Birdman, Bloodline), Kiran Sonia Sawar (Murdered By My Father), and Andrew Gower (Outlander).

Netflix has been releasing trailers for each episode of the new season of the anthology series Black Mirror, but now we have an official season 4 trailer that incorporates a bleak use Louis Armstrong's "What a Wonderful World". Well, a triple dose if you include the fact that Netflix has finally revealed the date the fourth season will debut on the streaming service: 29 December. With a new trailer for the entire season released this morning, we now know we'll be ringing in the New Year with these tales of technology. The series is created and written by Charlie Brooker, and executive produced by Brooker and Annabel Jones. The actress Rachel marie will be accompanied, among others, the young Owen Teague (Bloodline) and Brenna Harding. "Black Museum" is directed by Colm McCarthy.

"USS Callister" directed by Toby Haynes and starring Jesse Plemons, Cristin Milioti, Jimmi Simpson, and Michaela Coel. There's a machine learning twist to the episode, which stars Georgina Campbell (Flowers, Broadchurch), Joe Cole (Peaky Blinders, Green Room), and George Blagden (Versailles, Vikings), and has been directed by Tim Van Patten (The Sopranos, Game of Thrones).

"Metalhead", the series's first strictly black-and-white episode, is directed by David Slade of Breaking Bad and American Gods fame, and it sets up a sinister world plagued by "dogs", clearly not of the Good Boy variety.